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Where Can The Middle Class Actually Afford To Buy Homes?

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Where can the middle class afford to buy a home today? Affordability has worsened in the past year, as home prices have climbed faster than incomes and mortgage rates have risen. But compared with the longer-term past, homeownership still looks relatively affordable:

6 "Aggressive" Home Buying Tactics That People Are Willing to Use Today

Jed Kolko | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Rising prices and mortgage rates have forced Americans to downsize their real estate dreams, while determined buyers have multiple worries and are prepared to take desperate measures to buy a home in today's competitive market. So why do they bother?

Book About Flies Listed At $23,698,655.93 On Amazon, Plus Shipping (SCREENSHOT)

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.26.2011 | Books

You can't put a price on a good education, but $23 million for a textbook still seems a bit steep. Michael Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and blo...